Human Resources

More than 900 people choose to work at Mercyhurst University. A community within a community, Mercyhurst requires everything from professors to maintenance, from administration to security. People who work for Mercyhurst find that they become more than just part of an institution, they join a family. We hope you will consider joining us in furthering our mission and vision to seek understanding, live our values and make a difference.

Job Applicant Information

Please read the following information before completing an application for employment with Mercyhurst University.

To be considered as an applicant for any position, your application materials must be received no later than the closing date listed on the Position Available posting. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.An application form must be completed and signed as the official application document. Written responses to each stated criteria must be submitted with the application. A resume may be sent with a completed application.Only applicants who meet the minimum stated qualifications will be considered.

The Univeristy reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants do not constitute an adequate pool from which to make a selection.

Under the Immigration Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to present documents to verify their authorization to work in the United States.

The College does not return application materials.

Official offers for positions will come from the President’s Office.

Unofficial copies of transcripts of ALL collegiate degrees should accompany your application. Lack of transcripts may prevent your application from further consideration.
Upon an offer of employment, official transcripts and three letters of recommendation are required.
Clerical and Staff Applicants:
A keyboarding and/or computer proficiency test may be administered for positions requiring keyboarding. The test will be administered on an IBM personal computer using the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).The information contained on this Mercyhurst University page is intended to generally answer an employee’s employment and benefit questions. The written descriptions are not intended to create a contractual agreement between the college and its employees. Nothing written constitutes a promise or guarantee of continuing employment or benefits. The college reserves the right to amend or revoke any of the contents at any time. Every effort has been made to provide accurate information, please check with the human resources office for clarification. The pages herein are subject to change without notice. If you have any questions call human resources at (814) 824-2279.